Event information

Event date
20 Mar 2019 to 31 May 2019
Eleven rural and regional locations across Queensland - refer to the Dates and Locations tab below.
Who should attend
  • General practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Allied health professionals
  • Practice managers
  • Practice support staff

Discounted member rates are available for Award Subscription Service, AMA and AAPM members.
Practice staff in the employ of AMA members are eligible for member rates.
Refer to the table of fees below in the Cost tab.


AMA Queensland Events Team
Phone: (07) 3872 2222
Email: registrations@amaq.com.au


Allocated 15 AAPM CPD points.

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Regional Private Practice Series One
Recruiting well - Avoiding or minimising the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment

Join Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland and Samantha Miklos, Director, Cornerstone Medical Recruitment as they build upon our last training series about polices and procedure by focusing on recruitment. 

Michelle Cowan will present session one: Recruiting well - Avoiding or minimising the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment.

Samantha Miklos will present session two: Recruiting well - The ultimate PR opportunity.


Approved for 15 AAPM CPD points.

Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland
Michelle joined AMA Queensland with experience working in both the State and Federal jurisdictions. Michelle’s early career was established in retail management roles for leading retailers, where she developed expertise in recruiting, training, developing and managing large workgroups in dynamic work environments. She returned to study law in 2010 and on graduation, took an Associate position in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and then moved into private legal practice, specialising in employment and workplace relations law. Michelle’s breadth of experience from all sides of employment disputes informs members about their employment rights and the practical options available to resolve workplace issues. Michelle has a particular interest in workplace bullying and has successfully navigated members through grievances and investigations. Michelle now heads up the AMA Queensland Workplace Relations Team and looks forward to assisting you with your practice needs, ensuring your practice is compliant with legislative provisions and is running at its most efficient.

Samantha Miklos, Director, Cornerstone Medical Recruitment
Samantha is an Australian trained Occupational Therapist and the founder and driving force behind Cornerstone Medical Recruitment. Passionate about medical recruitment and healthcare, Sam founded Cornerstone in 2012 and under her leadership the company has undergone rapid expansion to become Australia’s highest rated medical recruitment agency, as rated by medical professionals. Sam’s ultimate vision is to make an impact on the healthcare available in every Australian community through the provision of high-quality recruitment. 


Date: Wednesday 20 March
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Empire Theatre, 56 Neil Street, Toowoomba
Parking: No parking available onsite. Various parking options available close to venue - click here to view.
Online registration


Date: Friday 22 March
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: North Queensland PHN, Suite 3, Level 1 Post Office Square Building, 67-69 Sydney Street, Mackay
Parking: Limited onsite parking. Parking available at Coles Sydney Street Shopping Centre.
Online registration


Date: Friday 29 March
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor, 334 Flinders Street, Townsville City
Parking: 24 hour offsite parking available on Ogden Street, starting at $15 per day.
Online registration

Brisbane South

Date: Wednesday 3 April
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Pacific Golf Club, 430 Pine Mountain Road, Carindale
Parking: Ample free onsite parking. 
Online registration


Date: Friday 5 April
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: The Bolands Centre, 14 Spence Street, Cairns
Parking: The following parking locations are all within 5 minutes walking distance:

  • Parking station next to the Corporate Tower entrance, Grafton Street $5.00 per day
  • Port Authority, entrance Lake Street $5.00 per day
  • Sheridan Street next to the Court House $3.00 per day
  • Council Parking Station, Lake Street
Online registration


Brisbane North

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Kedron-Wavell Services Club, 21 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside
Parking: Ample free onsite parking
Online registration

Brisbane West

Date: Tuesday 30 April
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Indooroopilly Golf Club, Meiers Road, Indooroopilly
Parking: Ample free onsite parking
Online registration

Gold Coast

Date: Friday 3 May
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Southport Yacht Club, 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach
Parking: Ample free parking on site, infront of the club.
Online registration

Sunshine Coast

Date: Wednesday 8 May
Time: 9am - 12noon
Venue: Central Queensland PHN, Level 1, Mayfield House, 29 The Esplanade, Maroochydore
Parking: No onsite parking, free parking infront of premises with 2 to 4 hour limits. Behind premises free no limit parking on street. 
Online registration


Date: Friday 10 May
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Central Queensland PHN, Level 1, 44a William Street, Rockhampton
Parking: No onsite parking, free parking on street with only a 2 hours limit. Paid parking available around the corner at Kern Arcade.
Online registration


Date: Friday 31 May
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Central Queensland PHN, 205 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg
Parking: Ample free parking infront of premises.
Online registration